Thursday, October 19, 2017

32nd year - N° 292 Thursday, 19 October 2017

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32nd year - N° 292 Thursday, 19 October 2017

19 October / Today's 14 Events:
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272 years ago He Died Unsound of Mind and Memory

Tuesday 19th of October 1745

Satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet, cleric and Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral Jonathan Swift known for Gulliver’s Travels dies of unknown causes at the age of 78 in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.

In 1742 Swift suffered great pain from the inflammation of his left eye which swelled to the size of an egg; five attendants had to restrain him from tearing out his eye.


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159 years ago

Tuesday 19th of October 1858

Murderer Charles Chapin aka The Rose Man of Sing Sing is born in Watertown, New York, United States.


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155 years ago

Sunday 19th of October 1862

Film pioneer Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas Lumière is born in Besançon, Franche-Comté, France.


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135 years ago

Thursday 19th of October 1882

Artist Umberto Boccioni is born in Reggio di Calabria, Calabria, Italy.


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124 years ago

Thursday 19th of October 1893

Abolitionist and suffragette Lucy Stone dies of stomach cancer at the age of 75 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


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86 years ago He Didn't Come in from the Cold

Monday 19th of October 1931

Writer John le Carré, originally David John Moore Cornwell is born in Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom.


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80 years ago

Tuesday 19th of October 1937

Murderer Stanley Joseph Faulder is born in Jasper, Alberta, Canada.


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73 years ago

Thursday 19th of October 1944

Murderer Ronald Clark O'Bryan aka The Pixy Stix Killer aka The Man Who Killed Halloween is born in Pasadena, Texas, United States.


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72 years ago He Was a Pink Baby

Friday 19th of October 1945

Actor, singer and drag queen Harris Glenn Milstead aka Divine aka The Dirtiest Man in the World is born in Women's Hospital, 140 W. Lafayette Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.


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58 years ago

Monday 19th of October 1959

34-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey assaults an unidentified 28-year-old woman in Saint Martin, Jersey, United Kingdom.


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37 years ago

Sunday 19th of October 1980

21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Vlaamse Primitieven' with Kamagurka and De Vlaamse Primitieven in Zaal Alcazar, Koningshooikt, Antwerpen, Belgium.

During a concert by 'Kamagurka en de Vlaamse Primitieven' I stood on the stage blindfolded and with my hands and feet tied up. Now and then several musicians pushed me over.


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32 years ago

Saturday 19th of October 1985

Nineteenth bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC in Inforsermi, Namur, Namur, Belgium.

It was the first action in their Campagne Pierre Akkerman.


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19 years ago

Monday 19th of October 1998

Serial killer Fritz Friedrich Paul Honka aka Der Frauen-Schlächter von St. Pauli dies of alcohol and nicotine poisoning at the age of 63 in Asklepios Klinik Nord, Langenhorner Chaussee 560, Langenhorn, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.


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8 years ago He Kept Silent

Monday 19th of October 2009

Spree killer Howard Barton Unruh aka The Walker of Death dies of cancer at the age of 88 in Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Trenton, New Jersey, United States.

Unruh was confined to the high-security Vroom Building for the criminally insane at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital until 1993 when he was transferred across the grounds to less restrictive wards in a geriatric unit.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

32nd year - N° 291 Wednesday, 18 October 2017

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32nd year - N° 291 Wednesday, 18 October 2017

18 October / Today's 17 Events:
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514 years ago

Sunday 18th of October 1503

215th Pope Pius III, originally Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini dies of an ulcer in the leg at the age of 64 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Pius III had been on his deathbed with gout since 13 October. Some alleged Pius III died of poison administered at the instigation of Pandolfo Petrucci, the ruler of Siena.


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240 years ago

Saturday 18th of October 1777

Poet and writer Heinrich Bernd Wilhelm von Kleist is born in Frankfurt an der Oder, Brandenburg, Germany.


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166 years ago

Saturday 18th of October 1851

The novel 'Moby Dick' by 32-year-old Writer Herman Melville known for his novel ‘Moby-Dick’ is first published as 'The Whale' by Richard Bentley in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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119 years ago

Tuesday 18th of October 1898

Singer, diseuse and actress Lotte Lenya, originally Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer is born in Ameisgasse 38, Penzing, Wien, Wien, Austria.


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91 years ago

Monday 18th of October 1926

Actor Klaus Kinski, originally Klaus Gunther Nakszynski is born in Zoppot, Pomorze Wschodnie, Poland.


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91 years ago He Rolled Over Beethoven

Monday 18th of October 1926

Singer-songwriter and musician Chuck Charles Edward Anderson Berry is born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.


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90 years ago

Tuesday 18th of October 1927

Serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire is born in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Województwo Sląskie, Poland.


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78 years ago

Wednesday 18th of October 1939

Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald is born in Old French Hospital, 1818 Orleans Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.


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73 years ago

Wednesday 18th of October 1944

Cop killer Barry Peter Prudom, originally Barry Edwards aka The Phantom in the Forest is born in 39 Grosvenor Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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70 years ago

Saturday 18th of October 1947

Leader of the l'Ordre International Chevaleresque de Tradition Solaire cult Luc Jouret is born in Kikwit, Bandundu, Belgian Congo.


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40 years ago

Tuesday 18th of October 1977

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Jan-Carl Raspe is found shot in the head with a Heckler & Koch 9mm pistol in cell 716 at the age of 33 in Justizvollzugsanstalt Stammheim, Asperger Straße 60, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Raspe was found still alive but died in the hospital hours later. There were no fingerprints found on Raspe's gun and there were no gunpowder traces on Raspe's hands while Raspe was still holding the gun inside his hand when he was found, something considered at least unusual.


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40 years ago

Tuesday 18th of October 1977

Vorsitzender des Bundesverbandes der Deutschen Industrie Hanns Martin Schleyer is executed after being held prisoner of the Rote Armee Fraktion commando Siegfried Hausner for 44 days at the age of 62 in Rue Charles Péguy, Mulhouse, Alsace, France.

Schleyer was taken from Brussels and shot dead en route to Mulhouse where his body was left in the trunk of a green Audi 100.


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40 years ago

Tuesday 18th of October 1977

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Gudrun Ensslin is found hanging from a length of speaker cable in cell 720 at the age of 37 in Justizvollzugsanstalt Stammheim, Asperger Straße 60, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

"I am afraid of being suicided in the same way as Ulrike. If there is no letter from me and I'm found dead; in this case it is an assassination."


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40 years ago

Tuesday 18th of October 1977

Leader of the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe aka Rote Armee Fraktion Andreas Bernd Baader is found shot in the head with a FEG 7.65 pistol in cell 719 at the age of 34 in Justizvollzugsanstalt Stammheim, Asperger Straße 60, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

The autopsy concluded that Baader shot himself to the neck, 3 cm above the hairline in a direction that made the bullet come out through the forehead from a straight trajectory, with a 7.65 calibre pistol which is considered implausible. Moreover the investigation carried out by the ballistic expert Dr Roland Hoffman using Baader's gun showed that the bullet must have been fired from a distance of between 30 and 40 centimetres which is considered likely impossible.


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39 years ago

Wednesday 18th of October 1978

Catalan communist and assassin Ramón Mercader, originally Jaime Ramón Mercader del Río aka Jacques Mornard aka Frank Jacson known for the assassination of Russian Marxist revolutionary Leon Trotsky dies of unknown causes at the age of 65 in Havana, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba.

Mercader is buried under the name Ramon Ivanovich Lopez in Moscow's Kuntsevo Cemetery.


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34 years ago

Tuesday 18th of October 1983

Four skeletonised victims of 31-year-old Serial killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather Boy Killer are found in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States.


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12 years ago

Tuesday 18th of October 2005

46-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs '2 Throatstuckers' with Hanggai throatsinger Yilichi in 2 Kolegas Bar, 21 Liangmaqiao Lu, Chaoyang, Beijing, Hebei, China.

A music performance using only voices with Hanggai throatsinger Yilichi.


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

32nd year - N° 290 Tuesday, 17 October 2017

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32nd year - N° 290 Tuesday, 17 October 2017

17 October / Today's 19 Events:
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188 years ago

Saturday 17th of October 1829

17-year-old Foundling Kaspar Hauser aka The Wild Child is attacked and wounded by a hooded man who also threatened him with the words "You still have to die ere you leave the city of Nürnberg" in Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany.


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168 years ago

Wednesday 17th of October 1849

Composer Frédéric François Chopin, originally Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin dies of tuberculosis at the age of 39 in Place Vendôme 12, Ier, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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143 years ago

Saturday 17th of October 1874

44-year-old Photographer Eadweard James Muybridge shoots Major Harry Larkyns through the heart because he was dating his 23-year-old wife Flora Shallcross Stone and might have fathered their seven-month-old son Florado in Calistoga, California, United States.

Upon finding Larkyns, Muybridge said, "Good evening, Major, my name is Muybridge and here is the answer to the letter you sent my wife" and shot him point-blank. The jury dismissed an insanity plea and acquitted the photographer on the grounds of 'justifiable homicide'.


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128 years ago

Thursday 17th of October 1889

Gangster and ex-wrestler Juanita Evelita Spinelli aka The Duchess is born in Kentucky, United States.


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125 years ago

Monday 17th of October 1892

SS-Obergruppenführer and first commander of Dachau-KZ Theodor Eicke is born in Hudingen, Lorraine, France.

Eicke was the youngest of 11 children


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119 years ago

Monday 17th of October 1898

Writer Simon Vestdijk is born in Voorstraat 61a, Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands.


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105 years ago

Thursday 17th of October 1912

263rd Pope Ioannes Paulus I, originally Albino Luciani is born in Forno di Canale, Veneto, Italy.


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102 years ago

Sunday 17th of October 1915

Playwright Arthur Asher Miller known for his play ‘Death of a Salesman’ is born in Harlem, New York, New York, United States.


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99 years ago She Was Baby Love

Thursday 17th of October 1918

Actress and pin-up model Rita Hayworth, originally Margarita Carmen Cansino aka The Love Goddess is born in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States.


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97 years ago

Sunday 17th of October 1920

Actor Montgomery Edward 'Monty' Clift is born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.


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87 years ago

Friday 17th of October 1930

Writer Jimmy Breslin is born in Jamaica, New York, United States.


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86 years ago

Saturday 17th of October 1931

First wife of Hermann Göring Carin Axelina Hulda Fock dies of heart failure at the age of 43 in Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.


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84 years ago

Tuesday 17th of October 1933

Singer-songwriter Jeanine Deckers aka Sœur Sourire aka The Singing Nun is born in Laeken, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.


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79 years ago

Monday 17th of October 1938

Daredevil and entertainer Evel Robert Craig Knievel is born in Butte, Montana, United States.


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50 years ago

Tuesday 17th of October 1967

Last Emperor of China Aisin-Gioro Henry Puyi dies of complications from kidney cancer and heart disease at the age of 61 in Beijing, Hebei, China.


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45 years ago

Tuesday 17th of October 1972

27-year-old Serial killer Arthur John Shawcross aka The Genesee River Killer is sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in Watertown, New York, United States.

Instead of standing trial for two child murders Shawcross made a plea bargain with prosecutors that allowed him to plead guilty to the murder of Karen Hill while the charges of murder for Jack Blake were dismissed. In April 1987 Shawcross was paroled and started killing again less than a year later.


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33 years ago

Wednesday 17th of October 1984

Fifth bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC in C.V.P. Secretariaat, Koning Albertlaan 214, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

It was the fifth action in their Première Campagne Anti-Impérialiste d'Octobre.


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33 years ago

Wednesday 17th of October 1984

Poet, writer and painter Henri Michaux dies of unknown causes at the age of 85 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.



12 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 17th of October 2005

My mode of transport on the country roads in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.